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Full text of "Annual Evaluation Report Fiscal Year 1984"

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D.    Plans for Program Improvement and Recommendations for Legislation

The Administration did not request funds for this program so as to focus
limited funding on the higher priority Upward Bound and Special Services
for Disadvantaged Students programs.

E.    Supporting Studies and Analyses Cited In Section C Above:

o   Program  files,   Office   of  Postsecondary  Education,  U.S.   Department   of
Education, 1984.

F.    Other Supporting Data

In FY 1981, the latest year for which data are available, 32 projects
provided services to more than 91,000 clients of which 42 percent were
white, and 39 percent black. Women made up almost 59 percent of the
participants. (Table 4)

Table 1

Ethnicity and Sex of Participants in the
Educational  Opportunity Center Program, FY 1981

Ethnicity                                 Number         Percentage

American Indian                       2,178               03

Asian/Pacific Islander          3,655               04

Black                                        35,340               39

Hispanic                                   11,370               12

White                                        38,687               42

91,230           "1W

Sex

Men                                                   37,746             41.2

53,668

91,414
Source:    See E. above

III.    RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)

No studies of this program are in progress or planned.Types of Benefits Provided: The Centers operate a recruiting effort to